ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A dog held on for dear life and survived after being hit by a car in upstate New York.
Police in Rotterdam say the dog escaped her backyard and ran into the street, eventually getting hit and becoming wedged in the car’s grille.READ MORE: Times Square Shooting: Intense Manhunt Continues; Sources Say Shooter Known To Police For Illegal Vending In Area
They say the driver drove 45 minutes before discovering Coco whimpering for help.READ MORE: Mother's Day Bliss: Moms Enjoy A Day Of Pampering, Family And Fine Foods At Various NYC Restaurants
Police were able to pull Coco to safety, but the dog did suffer some broken bones.MORE NEWS: Cyberattack Prompts Major Pipeline Operator To Halt Operations; What Will It Potentially Mean For Gas Prices?
Her owner plans to start a GoFundMe page to help pay for the $4,000 surgery.